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Why do people have tattoos?

This article originally appeared on Inside the Mind, a project of the University of Queensland’s Centre for Integrative Health, and is part of a series exploring how our minds work.The article was originally published on July 12, 2019.Listen to the interview with Professor Alan Wills about how we have the power to change our minds.AUSTRALIAN […]

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Heart surgery jobs are growing at a faster rate than surgical training

The demand for heart surgery has gone up by more than 1,000 per cent in the past year, according to a new report by healthcare workers’ group AAMC.The group said the surge in demand has been driven by a lack of awareness about the health risks and difficulties faced by patients who have had heart […]

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How to repair a heart attack

The heart is one of the most vulnerable organs in the body.It is one reason people with heart disease have a higher rate of death.A heart attack is a major cause of death, accounting for more than 20% of all deaths.It can be treated by surgery or other methods, but it can also be fatal.Here […]

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Avr heart surgeon is making money, and he’s making it all for free

In a world of expensive surgery, Dr Peter Eames has carved out a niche.“We do heart surgery all the time,” he says.“That’s a pretty good job for a man like me.”Dr Eames’ heart surgery business, the Avr Heart Surgery Pillow, was launched in 2016.Its $1,500-a-pill pill works as a pillow in the hospital, and can […]

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How to avoid being treated for an invasive heart operation

An invasive heart procedure can be a serious problem if you’ve had surgery for a heart condition.You may have to undergo a heart transplant or a pacemaker to keep your heart beating.But invasive heart surgeries can also be life-threatening.Here are some things to keep in mind if you’re considering a heart surgery.1.Do not attempt to […]

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Heart surgery: The surgery you need to know

I was born with a rare condition called atrial fibrillation.When the electrical signals in my heart are blocked, the body’s own blood clotting system can’t keep up and the heart starts to fail.As a result, my heart doesn’t beat and my breathing stops.I’ve been living with this condition for almost 15 years, but I still […]

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Which of these surgery types is the best?

After being treated for a heart attack and heart failure, the parents of an eight-year-old boy and a six-year old girl decided to bypass their doctor and have their surgery on a chip implanted in their hearts, instead of a coronary artery.“We knew we needed to do it, and it’s very simple, just cut off […]

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